In pictures: Quiet streets of coronavirus-hit UK

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Strict new measures to tackle the spread of coronavirus have been introduced in the UK.

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image captionPrime Minister Boris Johnson outlined the new rules to tackle the spread of coronavirus, including a ban on public gatherings of more than two people who are not from the same household.
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image captionMany of the Tube trains in London are quiet like this one on the Jubilee Line - but that is not the situation at all times....
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image captionDuring rush hour many commuters reported very crowded services, like this train on the District Line. That is despite Mr Johnson saying that travel to and from work should only be where "absolutely necessary".
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image captionMr Johnson urged people to stay at home and only leave the house for specific reasons he outlined in his address to the nation.
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image captionOne of those is exercise: people are advised they can leave home once a day for a walk, run or cycle - but must observe social distancing guidelines.
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image captionThat outing should be done alone or only with people you live with. You should not arrange to meet people from other households.
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image captionMembers of the armed forces have been helping with deliveries of personal protective equipment to St Thomas' Hospital in central London.
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image captionThe M1 in Leicestershire appeared devoid of the usual rush hour traffic.
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image captionA sign on the M8 motorway in Glasgow advises motorists to avoid travel where possible.
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image captionBusinesses that will not need to close include supermarkets, petrol stations, post offices, launderettes, bike shops, pet shops, hardware stores and banks.
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image captionShopping for basic necessities such as food and medicine is allowed but shopping trips should be as infrequent as possible
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image captionPremises such as libraries, playgrounds and places of worship have been ordered to close.
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image captionBritish Airways aircraft have been parked at Bournemouth Airport where they are expected to remain after the airline reduced flights amid travel restrictions and a huge drop in demand.
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image captionChildren all around the UK are taking part in "PE with Joe", a daily live workout with Joe Wicks on Youtube to help kids stay fit who have to stay indoors

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